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February 6, 2019

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Camosun student gets involved in college Sustainability Plan

February 6, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under February 6, 2019, Campus

Camosun College launched its new Sustainability Plan last fall, and the college has since said that student leadership was vital to its success. Former Camosun College Student Society (CCSS) sustainability director Solomon Lindsay was one of the students involved in the plan; he says the opportunity presented itself when the college’s Sustainability department reached out […]

New exhibit looks at the work of Emily Carr

February 6, 2019 by Emma Bouck, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, February 6, 2019

A new exhibit at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) is bringing the works of an artist who was overlooked in the early 20th century to the public’s attention once again. Emily Carr was born in 1871 in Victoria; today she is well known for her intriguing landscapes and unique painting style. AGGV chief […]

Let’s Talk: The real meaning of Valentine’s Day

February 6, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under Columns, February 6, 2019

It’s coming, and it’s inevitable—like grey hairs or the apocalypse, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching.  Now, I’m not going to dump on people who are into the holiday, nor am I going to defend that the reason it’s pointless is because it’s a greeting-card company holiday made to pump money into the economy after the […]

News Briefs: February 6, 2019 issue

February 6, 2019 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under February 6, 2019, News

Camosun’s Irene Wallace awarded  Camosun College Career Services employment facilitator Irene Wallace has been inducted into the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame for her athletic accomplishments in basketball, field hockey, and softball. She was also given an Outstanding Achievement Award by the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers for her work with Camosun; she […]

Know Your Profs: Sheryl Haynes on the power of a healing circle

February 6, 2019 by Katy Weicker, staff writer  
Filed under February 6, 2019, Campus

Know Your Profs is an ongoing series of profiles on the instructors at Camosun College. Every issue we ask a different instructor at Camosun the same 10 questions in an attempt to get to know them a little better. Do you have an instructor who you want to see interviewed in the paper? Maybe you […]

First Things First: How to feel like a human being

February 6, 2019 by Tiegan Suddaby, contributing writer  
Filed under Columns, February 6, 2019

Know what’s cool about college? No one tells you what to do. You have all that free time between classes to do whatever you want (and to work on your assignments). Some days you might have only one class, or none! Think of all that time (to do assignments) you can personalize! How will you […]

Open Space: We have to stop driving cars, before it’s too late

February 6, 2019 by Johnny Frem, contributing writer  
Filed under February 6, 2019, Views

A First Nations perspective on sustainability suggests looking ahead seven generations. But we might not have time for that: maybe we could just look ahead a few years. On this planet of finite resources it has become suddenly urgent to consider our current unsustainable path. The most recent report of the International Intergovernmental Panel on […]

Chali 2na turns passion for graffiti into music career

February 6, 2019 by Kate Wood, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, February 6, 2019

He meant to be a painter, but LA-based MC Chali 2na just couldn’t help it. From the hip hop group Jurassic 5 to the Grammy-winning band Ozomatli, 2na (pronounced “tuna,” real name Charles Stewart) is now preparing to tour his latest solo EP, Instrumentality, the fifth and final instalment of his Against the Current EP […]

25 Years Ago in Nexus

February 6, 2019 by Greg Pratt, managing editor  
Filed under February 6, 2019, Views

Shack attack: If you’ve ever wondered exactly what’s on the trails north of Lansdowne campus, a story from our February 7, 1994 issue might interest you. The piece “All good things must come to an end” showed a photo of a shack with a “keep out” construction sign on it, saying, “A crudely constructed plywood […]

New Music Revue: Jane’s Party amaze with Casual Island

February 6, 2019 by Matthew Thomson, contributing writer  
Filed under Arts, February 6, 2019

Jane’s PartyCasual Island(Independent)4.5/5 The simple lyrics and amazing instrumental prowess found on Casual Island, the fourth album from Toronto-based pop-rock quartet Jane’s Party, make it the best thing since The Beach Boys and their 1966 album Pet Sounds. Casual Island takes us on an audio trip, starting with a slow, melodic beat on “Wait for […]

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